25 - 26 May 2016
Anonymous (Peruvian 17th century)
Inlaid wood bargueño or chest with lock and key closure and fold-down front and top that open to reveal five rows of drawers with pulls; floral and animal motifs adorn the drawers and sides of the chest, along with images of the colonization and evangelization of the Viceroyalty of Peru; chest sits upon an accompanying bufete or small table covered with floral motifs, that rests on Solomonic column legs.
21 x 33 3/8 x 17 1/8 in. (53.3 x 84.7 x 43.5 cm.) dimensions of chest when closed
52 1/2 x 33 1/5 x 17 1/2 in. (133.4 x 85.1 x 44.5 cm.) dimensions overall
Private collection, Humacao.
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